Solid Waste & Recycling


  • "Under Pressure"

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    “Wrong” is the only word that can be used to sum up our response to the article published on aerosol recycling entitled “Under Pressure” in the October/ November edition. The Recycle Systems Company I…

  • Looks a lot like CIPSI

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Anyone who attended the November 3 announcement of Ontario’s Waste Diversion Organization (WDO) must have left disappointed. More than 12 months after the WDO was first announced, and after all the de…

  • Waste Reduction Week (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    In celebration of 15 years of waste reduction efforts, Ontario communities, schools and businesses participated in various events during the first week of November. Ontario Environment Minister Tony C…

  • Feature Recycling

    Hot-Wiring Strathroy

    January 1, 2000 by Guy Crittenden

    On September 15, Green Lane Environmental Group filed a Statement of Claim with the Ontario Superior Court against the Town of Strathroy and competitor TCR Environmental Corp. The lawsuit comes as little surprise to observers of the waste…

  • B.C. plastics meeting

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    On October 27, the Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) brought together a broad range of organizations to identify strategies for post-consumer plastics management and the Recycled Content Re…

  • Ontario Scrap Tire Fiasco

    January 1, 2000 by Guy Crittenden

    February 12, 2000 will mark the tenth anniversary of the famous Hagersville tire fire in which 14 million scrap tires burned at the Tyre King site in southwestern Ontario for more than 17 days. Yet su…

  • Stats Can report

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    On October 5, Statistics Canada released its latest report on the waste management industry, Waste Management Industry Survey, Business and Government Sectors, 1996. To access the on-line copy, visit…

  • Ontario Amends Waste Reg

    January 1, 2000 by Rosalind H. Cooper, LL.B.

    The key waste management regulation in Ontario, Regulation 347 of the Environmental Protection Act, has been amended to strengthen hazardous waste management rules.It’s interesting to note that more t…

  • Newfoundland's Beverage Container Program

    January 1, 2000 by Clarissa Morawski

    In early 1997, the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Labour launched the “Beverage Recycling Program” under the Waste Management Control Act. The province-wide program covers all…

  • Commissioner replaced

    October 1, 1999 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    On August 18, Eva Ligeti, Ontario’s environmental commissioner, was unexpectedly released from her position. According to media reports the decision was made by Cabinet and not by the province’s envir…